Sunday, July 12, 2020

Tag: Republican Party

To quit or not to acquit, that was the question

It is, of course, the day the Republican majority in the U.S Senate decided to quit the Constitution rather than not to acquit a tyrannical president.

Republicans screw themselves: Damned if they do, damned if they don’t!

With modest audacity, I project February 2020 could in a few years represent the peak of national Republican power.

Who is worse: Donald Trump or Mitch McConnell?

The two of them have degraded and corrupted American democracy. We need them both out.

Trump debased his own primary, slurred party foes & stole the...

That my thought experiment won’t happen, indeed fail badly, reinforces a party going full speed towards a cliff without looking up from its insular "party favors."

The American people will impeach the Republican Party and its members

Based on their record, what they say and what most of them refuse to do, the vow they made has become meaningless.

Noam Chomsky on midterms: Republican Party is the ‘most dangerous organization...

“Very straightforward: lavish gifts on the rich, powerful corporate sector and try to undermine and destroy anything that might be of benefit to the general population.”

The Nixonization of Donald Trump

In the aftermath of Watergate, the country turned to the left. Are progressives positioned to capitalize on Trump's stumbles today?

An out of control president, the GOP, and the specter of...

America has now arrived at the point at which the survival of our democracy is clearly at stake.

Bing Bing, Bong Bong, Bing Bing

It is important for us to continue to organize and mobilize across the country around populist issues and local campaigns.

The Numbers Don’t Lie—But Trump Does

“Watching the polls is a head-shaking confirmation that, I hope, reverses itself before November. There is far too much at stake.”

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Key US ally indicted for organ trade murder scheme

Is this the final unraveling of the Western narrative of "humanitarian intervention" in Kosovo, and a crack in the "accountability-free zone" of impunity for U.S. and allied war crimes?

‘An absolute outrage’: Sanders rips ‘wealthy tax cheats’ as CBO estimates $381 billion in...

“The richest 1% is responsible for 70% of all unpaid taxes... Congress is leaving hundreds of billions of dollars in taxes uncollected from the wealthy.”

Bee populations are thriving in the UK as human lifestyle changed due to pandemic

This news is definitely something to “bee” happy about and should give us hope that our actions really can make a difference and improve the Earth.

Who for Veep?

The big question for Bernie-ites is who they want for vice-president.

“Thank you for your service”: pardons for war criminals and indifference for those damaged...

I can’t remember who recently said it, but the point has been made that we often call people heroes because it’s easier to sacrifice them when they’re given this honorific and simply move on.